Attend a Defibrillator Training Course (Automated External Defibrillator-AED) and learn how to give life saving treatment for Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
Research indicates that defibrillation is the most effective treatment for Sudden Cardiac Arrest and will be most effective if delivered within 4 minutes from the time of the arrest. In the UK the attendance time for an emergency ambulance is 8 minutes! This means that if defibrillation is delivered at 8 minutes, only approximately 20% of casualties will survive. Having a portable defibrillator in your workplace, school or community building can dramatically improve the survival from Cardiac Arrest and an AED is very simple and safe to operate.
This is a 3-4 hour training programme that meets the requirements of the UK Resuscitation Council for First Responder Defibrillation which we are able to provide for a minimum of 6 people, maximum of 12 people.
The WorkSafe Automated External Defibrillator (AED) course provides hands on experience and training for the safe and effective use of any portable defibrillator and will ensure you have the peace of mind that should the need arise your staff can safely use the AED. Additionally, HSE legislation now recommends that if an employer provides and AED then staff should receive training in its use.